Instructables: exploring - technology - laptops - broken http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:10:28 PST BLOX v1.01 ASUS Laptop Screen Hinge Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/ASUS-Laptop-Screen-Hinge-Repair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JBUJ/HTUV8KXN/FJNJBUJHTUV8KXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JBUJ/HTUV8KXN/FJNJBUJHTUV8KXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JBUJ/HTUV8KXN/FJNJBUJHTUV8KXN.SMALL.jpg edy My ASUS M51A series laptop LCD screen hinge broke after a few years, which is a well-known issue with this design! The hinge becomes stiff and hard to turn, resulting in increasing pressure and fatigue on the hinge base, which then snaps off. It seems that the hinges are made of some compressed powd...
By: edy

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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:00:38 PDT
How to repair HP dv6 notebook power adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-HP-dv6-notebook-power-adapter/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:00:49 PST
How To Change A Laptop Screen For A HP HDX 16 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-A-Laptop-Screen-For-A-HP-HDX-16/
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 19:13:06 PST
Fix a broken "soldered on mainboard" stand-off http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-broken-soldered-on-mainboard-stand-off/
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 02:09:56 PDT
Turn your broken laptop into a desktop http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-broken-laptop-into-a-desktop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/FSYY/GC1KVD9Y/FYWFSYYGC1KVD9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/FSYY/GC1KVD9Y/FYWFSYYGC1KVD9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/FSYY/GC1KVD9Y/FYWFSYYGC1KVD9Y.SMALL.jpg kbhasi I had my old Acer Aspire 5054wxmi since late 2007, and it was working fine for 3 years until it developed a faulty heatsink fan, and the system's temprature went up to 77 degrees c(not f). I then found out that I could no longer use it as my everyday PC. So while I was looking around on ebay, an id...
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Sat, 31 Jul 2010 00:35:37 PDT
Repair Dell Laptop Power Plugs (hexagonal) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Dell-Laptop-Power-Plugs-hexagonal/
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Wed, 23 Jun 2010 11:18:02 PDT
How to fix a laptop power connector http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-connector-on-laptop-is-broken/
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By: namit

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